The rural politics of the Show-Me State isn't pretty BUT always provides some insight into the human condition.
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This passage from a recent Lincoln Day get together in Boone County reveals very little grassroots support despite decent polling numbers for the online activist . . .
“Is Eric Greitens here?” emcee Brandon Rathert asked again.
“Eric Greitens?” for the third time.
Still no Greitens.
There had been no trace of Greitens or his campaign at the most important pre-primary gathering of party faithful in the county where a court will weigh the explosive charges of domestic abuse from his former wife.
No Greitens yard signs greeted those attending, as they did for other major candidates in the race. No literature adorned the dinner tables. And no one was wearing his campaign paraphernalia to identify themselves as a supporter.
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COLUMBIA - A smattering of giggles greeted the name of former Gov. Eric Greitens Friday evening when emcee Brandon Rathert called for the U.S. Senate candidates invited to speak at Boone County Republican Lincoln Days to come forward. No Greitens yard signs greeted those attending, as they did for other major candidates in the race.